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Various Game Trailers #1000

by Rainier on Feb. 6, 2007 @ 7:29 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Another day, another batch of game trailers was released. Instead of giving them all their own posts, we grouped them, and so far there are trailers for:

  • Supreme Commander - Trailer #8
  • Burnout Dominator [PSP/PS2] - Trailer #2
  • NBA Street Homecourt [PS3/X360] - Carmelo Anthony Trailer
  • Def Jam: Icon [PS3/X360] - DJ Controls Trailer


  • We will update this throughout the day when new trailers become available. Read more for download links ...

'The Longest Journey' - v1.60 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Feb. 6, 2007 @ 7:28 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Funcom has released a patch for the original The Longest Journey adventure game, released in 1999, bringing your 2 CD retail version to v1.60, and fixes some bugs, crashes, but mainly adds Vista compatibility.

'Shining Force EXA' (PS2) - 20 New Screens & Trailers

by Rainier on Feb. 6, 2007 @ 5:27 p.m. PST | Filed under News

SEGA's PS2 exclusive RPG Shining Force EXA plunges gamers into stunning interactive worlds of swords and sorcery, fill with anime cut-scenes that the classic series is best known for.

Increase Your Xbox Live Gamerscore And Get Rewards

by Rainier on Feb. 6, 2007 @ 4:57 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Xbox 360 is teaming up with Old Spice to bring the first Rewards Challenge to Xbox Live. Gamers will be charged with increasing their gamerscore by 1,500 between February 12 and April 12, 2007. That’s 60 days to bring your overall gamerscore up by 1,500 for the chance to earn a bounty of rewards.

'Resident Evil 4' - 24 New Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 6, 2007 @ 4:54 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Resident Evil 4 takes you on a secret mission at a mysterious location in Europe, where you will fight not-zombies in an attempt to recover the President's daughter.

'Mario Party 8' (Wii) - Facts & Features

by Rainier on Feb. 6, 2007 @ 4:49 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The world's most popular party video game is getting a lot crazier in Mario Party 8. Whether you're shaking up cola cans or lassoing barrels, you and your friends will be drawn into the action like never before using the Wii Remote.

'Maelstrom' - 8 New Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 6, 2007 @ 4:42 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Maelstrom is a strategy action epic which takes place on a devastated future Earth. In the wake of an apocalyptic ecological disaster, the planet is threatened by an alien invasion, thus becoming the battleground as a divided human race fights for survival.

'Purr Pals' (NDS) Announced

by Rainier on Feb. 6, 2007 @ 4:37 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Crave Entertainment announced Purr Pals, a full-featured pet simulator that lets players adopt, care for, and raise adorable kitten playmates.

'X Motor Racing' - 5 New Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 6, 2007 @ 4:34 p.m. PST | Filed under News

At first the arcade racing game project is called No Brakes: X Racing, but after investigations of the physics model we've modified game concept and renamed to X Motor Racing. The game includes all classes of cars from old RWD to modern sports cars, physics, and various graphical features.

'SSX Blur' (Wii) - 20 New Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 6, 2007 @ 2:24 p.m. PST | Filed under News

SSX Blur is the newest version of the critically acclaimed snowboarding franchise. The huge air, blurring speed and insane tricks that SSX is known for return and the fun-factor is amplified by the unique capability of the Wiimote...

Playing Action Games Improves Your Vision

by Rainier on Feb. 6, 2007 @ 1:40 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Researchers at the University of Rochester have shown that people who played action video games for a few hours a day over the course of a month improved by about 20 percent in their ability to identify letters presented in clutter, a visual acuity test similar to ones used in regular ophthalmology clinics.

'Jade Empire: Special Edition' - 22 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Feb. 6, 2007 @ 11:54 a.m. PST | Filed under News

BioWare is bringing an enhanced version, high-resolution graphics and new visual effects, of Jade Empire to the PC. The original, story of Jade Empire is injected with new monsters, weapons, combat styles, new challenges, and special items to discover.

'Manhunt 2' (PSP/PS2/Wii) Announced

by Rainier on Feb. 6, 2007 @ 11:34 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Rockstar Games announced Manhunt 2, the debut title from the newly formed Rockstar London studio, which is developing the game in conjunction with series creator Rockstar North. The game will be available this summer, and the Wii version is being developed by Rockstar Toronto.

'Virtua Tennis 3' (X360) Get Multiplayer and 1080p Support - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 6, 2007 @ 11:01 a.m. PST | Filed under News

SEGA announced that Virtua Tennis 3 on the Xbox 360 will allow players to compete with gamers around the world in Ranked and Player Modes for top scores on the Leaderboard on the Xbox Live, as well as support 1080p graphics and a brand new VT:TV live spectator mode.

'Supreme Commander' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Feb. 6, 2007 @ 9:38 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Supreme Commander features a riveting, action-packed storyline, ground-breaking gameplay and genre-defining online multiplayer battles. The demo includes part of the Cybran Nation single-player campaign, one skirmish map Finn's Revenge, playable on 3 difficulty levels.

'Tortuga: Two Treasures' - 7 New Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 6, 2007 @ 9:19 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Tortuga: Two Treasures will have players setting sail as pirate captains in search of action, adventure and of course, treasure. You play Thomas ‘Hawk’ Blythe and after you get betrayed and captured, a dramatic battle for power, romance, treasure and truth commences aboard the Jolly Roger.

'IL-2 Sturmovik: 1946' - v4.08 Patch/Server Available NOW

by Rainier on Feb. 6, 2007 @ 9:12 a.m. PST | Filed under News

IL-2 Sturmovik: 1946 offers new campaigns, missions and aircraft as well as many exclusive features. Pilots can fly the skies and fight enemies over the Russian front, German occupied Europe, the Far East and the Pacific. This v4.08 patch adds a slew of tweaks, fixes, and also adds 4 new maps.

'Wario: Master of Disguise' (NDS) - 5 New Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 6, 2007 @ 9:10 a.m. PST | Filed under News

When Wario sees a television series about a thieving master of disguises, he dives through the TV screen, steals the thief's quick-change wand and takes over the whole show. Episode after episode, he breaks into exotic locations, like a luxury liner, watery ruins and an Egyptian pyramid!

Tuesday February 6, 2007 Shipping Announcements

by Rainier on Feb. 6, 2007 @ 9:01 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Another day, another batch of games shipped to stores. Instead of giving them all their own posts, we grouped them, and so far there are announcements for:

'Capcom Puzzle World' (PSP) - 37 New Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 6, 2007 @ 8:56 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Capcom Puzzle World for the PSP is a collection with five amazing titles including the cult classic Super Puzzle Fighter II, Block Block, and the three-in-one Buster Bros. Collection.

'Dark Age of Camelot: Catacombs' Becomes Free

by Rainier on Feb. 6, 2007 @ 8:27 a.m. PST | Filed under News

EA Mythic today announced that the fifth Dark Age of Camelot expansion Catacombs, is available to all current and retired players as a free download. All accounts have been granted access to the expansion content.

PS3 Preview - 'Virtua Fighter 5'

by David Brothers on Feb. 6, 2007 @ 5:35 a.m. PST | Filed under Previews

In a move that is sure to please fighting game die-hards, Virtua Fighter 5 hits the PS3 in February in all its high definition glory. With a number of new fighters, a redesigned single-player campaign, and a bundle of customization options, this may well be the fighter that you've been looking for.

'Command & Conquer: Tiberium Wars' (x360/PC) - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 6, 2007 @ 5:34 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Adds layers of strategy to your gaming experience by building mobile bases, wielding the power of terrifying Ion Storms on the battlefield, or customising your armies by combining units. Battle it out online with native VOIP, integrated clan support, and new spectator modes that let you play RTS games like a sport.

PSP Preview - 'Rachet & Clank: Size Matters'

by Andrew Hayward on Feb. 6, 2007 @ 5:30 a.m. PST | Filed under Previews

Ratchet & Clank: Size Matters is an all-new PSP exclusive sci-fi action adventure, featuring many new and returning weapons and gadgets, drawing players into a galaxy spanning adventure set across new levels with diverse gameplay.

'Loki' - 3 New Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 6, 2007 @ 5:28 a.m. PST | Filed under News

A fantasy voyage through the great mythologies, Loki, an action/RPG, allows you to take on the role of one of the 4 heroes of the game, each drawn from a different mythology : a mighty Norse fighter, a fierce Greek warrior, a powerful Egyptian magician or an Aztec shaman who masters the secrets of the spirit world.

Majesco's Rollercoaster Continues, Financial Trouble Looms

by Rainier on Feb. 6, 2007 @ 5:27 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Majesco announced today that its financial statements for the fiscal year ended October 31, 2006 contain a going concern modification from its accounting firm, a legal term for "financial trouble."

'The Divine' Revealed - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Feb. 6, 2007 @ 5:17 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The Divine is an old-school space combat with stunning graphics, a compelling storyline and, most importantly, solid gameplay, providing fans of the genre with an epic experience that raises the standard of what independent games can be.

Conspiracy Entertainment to Develop Wii Games

by Rainier on Feb. 6, 2007 @ 5:10 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Conspiracy Entertainment, already making titles for GBA, NDS and NGC, announced today that it intends to develop games for Nintendo's Wii gaming platform.

'Mass Effect' (X360) The Quarians Revealed - Screen

by Rainier on Feb. 6, 2007 @ 3:21 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Mass Effect is a science-fiction action-RPG created by BioWare, previously known for Jade Empire, KotoR, and Neverwinter Nights. Mass Effect will deliver an immersive story driven gameplay experience with stunning visual fidelity.

'The Show' Goes Gold - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 6, 2007 @ 2:51 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Currently only scheduled for Europe, The Show is an action RTS, with a story that catapults the player into fantastic, gripping futuristic scenario. The easy-to-use intuitive resource system of The Show allows for fast, action-packed battles. A demo is scheduled for release mid next week.

'Tank Beat' (NDS) - Screens & Trailer

by David Brothers on Feb. 6, 2007 @ 2:21 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Featuring 3 different game play modes, Tank Beat is a touch based action battle game that drives the player through each battle in a variety of tanks against armored, airborne, and sea opponents, playable in single or multi player modes.

'MVP 07 NCAA Baseball' (PS2) - 5 New Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 6, 2007 @ 1:45 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Cheerleaders, crowd chants, and team fight songs are elements that add to the atmosphere and realism of MVP 07 NCAA Baseball. There are now an increased number of conferences, teams and authentic stadiums, creating a true-to-life NCAA baseball experience.

'Gary Grigsby’s World At War: A World Divided' - v1.010 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Feb. 6, 2007 @ 1:42 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Gary Grigsby’s World at War: A World Divided gives you complete control over the production, research, and military strategy for any of the major powers during WWII, adding spies into the mix as well as neutral country diplomacy, variable political events, and much more. The patch includes two important rule changes and several tweaks to the Uncommon Valor scenario